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Chicken and Avocado Soup

Total Time:25 minutes Prep Time:5 minutes Cook Time:20 minutes Avocados, chicken, scallions and cilantro in a light broth with a touch of lime. If you are an avocado lover like me, you’ll love this soup.

Ingredients
  

  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1-1/2 cups scallions chopped fine
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 medium tomato diced
  • 5 cups reduced sodium chicken broth
  • 2 cups shredded chicken breast 12 oz
  • 8 ounces from 2 small ripe hass avocados, diced
  • 1/3 cup chopped cilantro
  • 4 lime wedges
  • kosher salt and fresh pepper to taste
  • 1/8 teaspoon cumin
  • pinch chipotle chile powder optional

Instructions
 

  • Heat a large pot over medium heat.
  • Add the oil, 1 cup of scallions and garlic. Sauté about 2 to 3 minutes until soft then add the tomatoes and sauté another minute, until soft.
  • Add chicken stock, cumin and chile powder and bring to a boil. Simmer, covered on low for about 15 minutes.
  • In four bowls, fill each with 1/2 cup chicken, 1/2 avocado, remainder of the scallions, and cilantro. 
  • Ladle 1 cup chicken broth over the chicken and serve with a lime wedge.

Notes

NUTRITION INFORMATION Yield: 4 servings, Serving Size: 1 3/4 cups Amount Per Serving: Freestyle Points: 4,Points +: 7,Calories: 297 calories,Total Fat: 14g,Saturated Fat: 2.5g,Cholesterol: 72.5mg, Sodium: 789.5mg,Carbohydrates: 14.5g,Fiber: 7.5g,Sugar: 2.5g,Protein: 31g